waterproof saddle bag?

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  1. needawheel

    needawheel New Member

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    which brands make waterproof saddle bags that you have tested?
    (not water resistant)
     
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  2. rudycyclist

    rudycyclist New Member

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    Plastic baggies work good...Not sure if there's a 100% waterproof saddle bag, but like I said, baggies in a non-waterproof saddle bag is your best bet.
     
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    Powerful Pete New Member

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    I have not tested them personally, but both Ortleib and Arkel make waterproof bags that are well respected. Google 'em.

    FWIW, I ride with regular (water resistant) Arkel panniers and am impressed by their quality.
     
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    daveornee New Member

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    I have tested Ortlieb personally: Back & Front Roller models are waterproof.
    They don't have the "covenience" of pockets, but what you put inside stays as dry as when you put it there.
     
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    Dave, I actually considered Ortleibs but then did not pull the trigger due to their design... how much of a pain is it?
     
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    Once you get organized, they work fine. Nothing is more of a pain than having wet contents when you packed them dry.... and that doesn't happen with Ortlieb RollTops.
     
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    Fair enough. Thanks for the feedback and sorry for hijacking the thread...
     
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